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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV20: People in Families With Related Children Under 6 by Householder's Work Experience and Family Structure: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  People in families (total) (2) People in married-couple families (11) People in families with a male householder, no wife present People in families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 185% of poverty (5) Percentage below 185% of poverty (6)

All races
 
People in families with related children under 6,
  total (9)
72,497 28,590 39.4 54,222 15,663 28.9 3,603 1,899 52.7 14,672 11,028 75.2
 
People in families with a householder who did
  not work (16)
15,092 9,626 63.8 10,080 5,158 51.2 601 470 78.1 4,411 3,998 90.6
People in families with a working householder (16) 57,405 18,964 33.0 44,142 10,505 23.8 3,001 1,429 47.6 10,261 7,030 68.5
      With a working householder and no other
              workers
19,315 11,378 58.9 9,792 4,549 46.5 2,191 1,147 52.4 7,333 5,681 77.5
      With a working householder and at least
              one other worker
38,089 7,587 19.9 34,350 5,956 17.3 811 282 34.8 2,928 1,349 46.1
          Householder plus one other worker 31,732 6,022 19.0 29,205 4,840 16.6 484 174 35.9 2,043 1,008 49.3
          Householder plus two or more other workers 6,357 1,565 24.6 5,145 1,116 21.7 327 108 33.1 886 341 38.5
 
People in families with a householder who
  worked full-time year-round (FTYR) (16)
39,487 9,757 24.7 31,977 6,008 18.8 2,016 756 37.5 5,493 2,994 54.5
      Householder FTYR and no other workers 13,118 6,190 47.2 7,987 3,234 40.5 1,513 634 41.9 3,617 2,322 64.2
      Householder FTYR and at least one other
              worker
26,369 3,567 13.5 23,990 2,773 11.6 503 122 24.2 1,876 672 35.8
          Householder FTYR plus at least one other
              FTYR worker, no part-time or part-year
14,852 1,276 8.6 13,780 1,001 7.3 252 84 33.4 821 191 23.3
          Householder FTYR plus at least one
              part-time or part-year, no FTYR
9,122 1,930 21.2 8,188 1,496 18.3 147 22 14.9 787 412 52.4
          Householder FTYR with both FTYR and a
              part-time or part-year worker
2,395 361 15.1 2,021 277 13.7 105 16 15.3 268 68 25.4
 
Both husband and wife worked (11), (16)
32,740 5,289 16.2 32,740 5,289 16.2 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife worked, husband did not work 1,567 843 53.8 1,567 843 53.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband worked, wife did not work 18,510 8,464 45.7 18,510 8,464 45.7 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
 
Both husband and wife FTYR (11), (16)
14,715 1,050 7.1 14,715 1,050 7.1 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Wife FTYR, husband not FTYR 3,766 1,148 30.5 3,766 1,148 30.5 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)
Husband FTYR, wife not FTYR 27,828 8,297 29.8 27,828 8,297 29.8 (N/A) (N/A) (X) (N/A) (N/A) (X)

Poverty Footnotes


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